Carving in Reigate Stone. Deal base.
Height: 14½” Base: 2⅝“
“A more elaborate variation of an earlier piece Mask For Ariel (1974). Here, the whole interior is hollowed out to give as much illusionary liveliness to the four formalized masks as possible. The majority of my works result from exploratory maquettes or direct carvings. This one, unusually, relied heavily in the first place on drawing.” Hugo Powell